Former Yankees David Cone and John Flaherty, both analysts for the team's YES Network, said Wednesday they would like to be considered.
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"We don't have what we'd consider true high-speed rail like they have in Europe," said John Flaherty, deputy director of Grow Smart Rhode Island, a transportation advocacy group. "I think that's largely because we don't have the straightaways."
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